Over the next decade, 800,000 tons of rock will be excavated from the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, to accommodate a particle detector filled with 70,000 tons of liquid argon cooled to -300 degrees Fahrenheit to study neutrinos beamed...
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Developing probiotics and nutraceuticals that improve the health of animals and human will be part of the research accomplished through the new South Dakota Center for Biologics Research and Commercialization.
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Use insect repellent and wear protective clothing when we’re outside in the evening— even when it doesn’t feel like mosquitoes are biting. It’s West Nile Virus season!
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David Palmer has been named director of the Ness Division of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University. The division serves as a cross-college, interdisciplinary entity comprising faculty from academic programs that share a...
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Determining E. coli levels in sediments and its ability to attach to sand and silt and float downstream will help scientists figure out what needs to be done to decrease bacterial levels in streams.
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The durability of an asphalt road depends on the bonding of the layers—that’s why research on tack coat selection and application will help make highways in the Midwest last longer.
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As part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s International Wheat Yield Partnership Program, researchers aim to improve wheat yields by increasing grain size and weight using a precise gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9.
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Researchers have identified the SUR2 gene as playing a key role in the production of auxin, a hormone that affects soybean nodule development. The work is part of a National Science Foundation project to identify the genetic mechanisms that direct...
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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
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